TEAM mulling to allow trucks straight access to Cansaga Bay Bridge from D.M. Cortes Street

Rosalie Abatayo 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Trucks weighing at least 4,500 kilograms may soon be allowed to go straight to the Cansaga Bay Bridge from D.M. Cortes Street (formerly Plaridel Street). According to an advisory of the Traffic Enforcement…

No more PUJs allowed in Maguikay flyover starting Nov. 20

Rosalie Abatayo 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All public utility jeepneys may no longer use the Maguikay Flyover in Mandaue City starting Wednesday, November 20. In an advisory, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) announced that all jeepneys that…

Top 15 areas in Mandaue City with the most number of road accidents in October 2019

Rosalie Abatayo 11/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue City released through its Facebook page (@BantayMandaueTeam)  the Top 15 areas in Mandaue City with the most number of road accidents that occurred in October 2019. Here is the…

1 dead, 6 injured in Busay, Cebu City road mishap 

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 11/19/2019

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines—One person died while six others were injured in a vehicular accident along the Transcentral Highway in Barangay Busay here past 2 a.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Police Staff Sergeant Ador Bacalso of…

BAC to resolve WTCI blacklisting before year-end

Rosalie Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Capitol’s Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) is eyeing to resolve the blacklisting of WT Construction Inc. (WTCI) before 2019 ends. WTCI is the contractor of the scrapped P1.3-billion Provincial Resource Center Building…

Man accused of stabbing in Cebu City found dead in Minglanilla

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man accused of stabbing a person in Cebu City was found dead in Sitio Puri, Barangay Camp 7, Minglanilla, Cebu at around 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Police Senior Master…

Chinese-Filipinos resent ‘unfair’ drug dealer stereotype

Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/17/2019

The Chinese-Filipino community is against being stereotyped as drug dealers amid claims by officials that the bulk of the narcotics sold in the Philippines comes from China and that members of the community were involved in the…

DOH cites 1st PH case of vape-related injury

Jovic Yee - Inquirer.net 11/16/2019

A 16-year-old girl from Central Visayas is the country’s first known victim of lung injury caused by electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or vaping, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the…

CPPO chief: Police presence on streets needed to assure security, promote tourism in LGUs

Rosalie Abatayo 11/15/2019

SIBONGA, Cebu — The police should set out to the streets and collaborate with other law enforcers to establish their presence and prevent criminality. Police Colonel Roderick Mariano, provincial director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO),…

Cebuano graduate says topping Civil Engineering exams was ‘unexpected’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–For Lou Mervin Tristan Mahilum, topping the 2019 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination was unexpected. The 23-year-old Civil Engineering cum laude graduate from the University of San Carlos said he could not believe topped the gruelling…

CIDG-7 nab eight employees of unauthorized Peryahan ng Bayan outlets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The eight employees from two unauthorized  Peryahan ng Bayan outlets in Cebu City who were arrested in an operation of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will undergo inquest proceeding on…

Leni: Check China as top drug source

Jhesset O. Enano - Philippine Daily Inquirer 11/15/2019

  Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday said the government must look into reports that the bulk of illegal drugs smuggled into the Philippines comes from China, which the Duterte administration considers a major ally. Speaking to…

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